Android security patch Stories August 15

Besides visual and functional changes, Android 13 also brings the August security patch after a two-week delay that included a stopgap release. If you don’t want to wait, the official OTA and factory images are now available.

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Android security patch Stories August 2

In most cases, Google rolls out the latest Android security patch to Pixel phones on the first Monday of every month. That did not occur this morning, and it looks like the August Pixel update has been delayed.

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Android security patch Stories July 6

The July security patch is rolling out to Pixel (4/XL, 4a, 4a 5G, 5, 5a, 6, and 6 Pro) phones today in what should be one of — if not — the last Android 12 updates before the next major version of Google’s OS launches.

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Android security patch Stories June 6

After three months of testing, Android 12 QPR3 with the June security patch is rolling out today for the Pixel 4/XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro.

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Android security patch Stories May 2

The Android 12 May security patch is rolling out to the Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro today. This should be the last update for 2019’s budget phones.

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Android security patch Stories April 4

Following last month’s launch of 12L, Android 12’s April security patch is rolling out to the Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro today. It comes as Android 12 QPR3 is in beta and Android 13 is set to follow this month.

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Android security patch Stories March 7

Android 12.1 with the March security patch is rolling out today for the Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, and Pixel 5a. [Update: The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will see SP2A.220305.013.A3 (Global build) OTAs “later this month.”]

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Android security patch Stories February 7

Google today rolled out the final update for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. This update was targeted for the first quarter of 2022 back in November.

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In a return to form, the Android 12 February security patch is simultaneously rolling out for the Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro today.

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Android security patch Stories January 24

In two rare occurrences, the December 2021 and January 2022 updates for the Pixel 6 line were delayed from their usual first Monday of the month availability. The Pixel 6’s OTA schedule looks like it will return to normal with the February security patch.

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Android security patch Stories January 14

Arriving much sooner than the original “late January” target from Google or this morning’s carrier date, the next patch for the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro is now beginning to roll out following a long delay.

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Android security patch Stories January 4

Following last month’s big update, the Android 12 January security patch is rolling out today for the Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, and Pixel 5a. This update is not yet available for the Pixel 6 or 6 Pro.

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Android security patch Stories December 15, 2021

The latest update of 2021 is rolling out today with the Android 12 December security patch for the Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro.

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Android security patch Stories December 13, 2021

After being delayed a week, the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are getting the Android 12 December security patch today with an absolute torrent of bug fixes and other enhancements.

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Android security patch Stories November 3, 2021

The November security patch was announced on Monday as the first update to Android 12 following its launch a few weeks earlier. This update includes a series of bug fixes, but Pixel owners that are still on the Android Beta Program have yet to receive the November release until they opt out.

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Android security patch Stories November 1, 2021

The first update to Android 12 is rolling out today with the November security patch for the Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro.

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Android security patch Stories October 19, 2021

Android 12 with October security patch live, download Pixel factory images & OTAs

Alongside the new phones, Google today is launching Android 12 for current Pixel devices. In addition to Material You, revamped Quick Settings, and a slew of other Android 12 additions, it features the October security patch. If it hasn’t rolled out to your device yet, Google just posted the official OTA and factory images.

Android security patch Stories October 4, 2021

Android 12 is not launching today. As such, we only have the October security patch with another Android 11 update for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, and Pixel 5a.

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Android security patch Stories September 7, 2021

With Beta 4.1, Android 12 is almost ready to launch, but until then Android 11 with the September security patch is now available for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, and Pixel 5a.

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Android security patch Stories August 26, 2021

With the Pixel 5a officially launching in the US and Japan today, Google has published the Android 11 factory images for customers that have already received the phone.

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Android security patch Stories August 2, 2021

While the Android 12 Beta has improved in stability over recent releases, Android 11 still provides the most reliable experience. Google is now rolling out the August security patch for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5.

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Android security patch Stories July 7, 2021

As the next major version of Google’s mobile OS progresses through the Beta Program, Android 11 remains the stable release throughout the summer. Google is now rolling out a more quiet July security patch to address bugs on the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5.

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Android security patch Stories July 1, 2021

A new month getting under way means that a new security patch is about to launch for Android devices. However, the July security update will be rolling out later than usual to Google Pixel phones.

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Android security patch Stories June 7, 2021

While the first beta of Google’s next mobile operating system is now available, Android 11 remains the stable release for the next few months. Google is rolling out the June security patch with a Feature Drop to the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5 today.

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Android security patch Stories May 3, 2021

Ahead of the first Android 12 Beta later this month, Google is rolling out the May security patch to address bugs on the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5.

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Android security patch Stories April 5, 2021

While not as packed as last month’s quiet Feature Drop, the April security patch is rolling out today to address bugs on the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5.

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Android security patch Stories March 1, 2021

The next software update for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5 is now available. Coinciding with a Pixel Feature Drop, the March security patch also includes the usual set of bug fixes.

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Android security patch Stories February 1, 2021

The second software update of 2021 for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5 was released today. This February security patch contains the usual set of bug fixes.

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Android security patch Stories January 4, 2021

Google today is releasing the first software update of 2021 for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5. The January security patch follows last month’s sizable Pixel Feature Drop.

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Android security patch Stories December 7, 2020

The last Pixel software update for 2020 is rolling out today with the December security patch. It’s rolling out for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5..

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Android security patch Stories November 2, 2020

This year’s penultimate Pixel software update is rolling out today with the November security patch. It’s rolling out for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5.

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Android security patch Stories October 5, 2020

Following last month’s launch, the first update to Android 11 is rolling out today with the October security patch. It’s available for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4a.

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Android security patch Stories September 8, 2020

Google today launched Android 11 for the latest Pixel phones. In addition to new media controls and smart device controls, it features the September security patch. If it hasn’t rolled out to your device, Google has posted the official OTA and factory images.

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Android security patch Stories August 3, 2020

The Android 11 Beta is now well underway with a final release set for later in Q3. Until then, the August security patch is rolling out with the next stable update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4.

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Android security patch Stories July 6, 2020

Following the first Android 11 Beta last month, the next stable update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The July security patch contains the usual set of bug fixes.

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Android security patch Stories June 1, 2020

The next stable Android 10 update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The June security patch contains the usual big fixes and the quarterly Pixel Feature Drop.

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Android security patch Stories May 4, 2020

Ahead of the first Android 11 Beta later this month, the next stable update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The May security patch contains the usual set of security fixes. expand full story

Android security patch Stories April 6, 2020

With the year well underway, the next update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The April security patch contains the usual big and security fixes after last month’s feature drop.

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Android security patch Stories March 6, 2020

The latest Android 10 update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 is rolling out today, but somewhat overshadowed by the Android 11 Developer Preview. The March security patch contains the second Pixel Feature Drop.

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Android security patch Stories February 3, 2020

Google this morning is rolling out the second update of the year for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices. The February security patch contains the usual set of bug fixes.

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Android security patch Stories January 6, 2020

The January security patch is rolling out this morning with a number of Pixel functional updates. Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL fixes cover the new Google Assistant and color shifting at lower brightness, while the smooth display now supports WeChat.

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The first update of 2020 is rolling out this morning to the Pixel 2 and newer Google phones. Factory/OTA images now available, the January security patch makes the usual bug and security fixes.

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Android security patch Stories December 10, 2019

The last update of 2019 is rolling out this morning to all Google phones, including — for one last time — the original Pixel and Pixel XL. Rolling out with factory/OTA images now available, the December security patch makes the usual bug and security fixes.

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Android security patch Stories December 9, 2019

This month, the December security patch was uncharacteristically delayed for the latest Made by Google phones. A week later, the first reports of the OTA rolling out are coming in.

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Android security patch Stories December 2, 2019

This month’s security patch for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be uncharacteristically delayed until next week. However, Google has gone ahead and detailed the December Pixel 4 update today, including the slew of fixes it will include.

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Android security patch Stories November 4, 2019

Google this morning announced the first major update for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL since last month’s launch. Rolling out today with factory/OTA images now available, the November security patch makes the usual bug and security fixes.

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Android security patch Stories October 31, 2019

‘Googler-only’ November OTA rolls out to some Pixel 3 devices

While the November security patch is officially expected on Monday, some Pixel 3 XL owners this afternoon have already received the update. These devices have accidentally been included in a Googler-only internal OTA.

Android security patch Stories October 7, 2019

Android 10 is seeing its first — majorpost-launch update with the October security patch. This release today is rolling out to all Pixel phones and includes the usual set of bug fixes.

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